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Amãna Bank relocates its Galle Branch
January 16, 2015

Amãna Bank relocates its Galle Branch

Having had its presence in the historic town of Galle since 2006, Amãna Bank recently relocated its Galle Branch to a more spacious and customer friendly location at 24 Old Matara Road, Galle. The Branch relocation opening ceremony was graced by Honourable Mayor of Galle Mr Methsiri De Silva,...

Value addition for Amãna Bank Savings Plan from Amãna Takaful
December 1, 2014

Value addition for Amãna Bank Savings Plan from Amãna Takaful

Amãna Bank recently launched a new product titled “Savings Plan” which is a unique savings scheme that allows customers to reach a target savings amount by the desired time period. A key feature of the product is the inclusion of a Life and Disability cover provided by Amãna...

Amãna Bank records monthly profits with 85% growth in Net Financing Income
November 24, 2014

Amãna Bank records monthly profits with 85% growth in Net Financing Income

Amãna Bank, Sri Lanka’s only licensed commercial bank operating sans interest, has commenced recording monthly operating profits since August 2014. According to the quarterly financial statements released recently to the Colombo Stock Exchange, the Bank’s top line performance has also...

Amãna Bank Awarded as the World’s Best Up and Coming Islamic Bank
November 17, 2014

Amãna Bank Awarded as the World’s Best Up and Coming Islamic Bank

The world-renowned ‘Global Finance Magazine’ recently recognized and awarded Amãna Bank as the Best Up-and-Comer Islamic Bank of the World. Amãna Bank’s Chief Executive Officer Mohamed Azmeer received the award from Global Finance at the 18th Annual, World’s Best...

Amãna Bank tie up with Singer to offer Easy Payment Plan
October 31, 2014

Amãna Bank tie up with Singer to offer Easy Payment Plan

Sri Lanka’s non-interest based banking pioneer Amãna Bank has tied up with consumer electronics giant Singer to facilitate convenient purchasing through its Easy Payment Plan. Through this financing scheme customers can purchases electronics, personal appliances, household appliances, furniture...

Amãna Bank Expands Extended Banking Hour network
October 9, 2014

Amãna Bank Expands Extended Banking Hour network

Having introduced the convenience of Extended Banking hours last year for its customers at selected high traffic branches, Amãna Bank has expanded this service to an additional 5 branches. Starting last month, Amãna Bank's Ladies (Colombo 3), Kinniya, Puttalam, Negombo and Badulla branches...

Amãna Bank declares October as Senior Citizen Savings Month
October 1, 2014

Amãna Bank declares October as Senior Citizen Savings Month

As a mark of respect for Senior Citizens of the country, Amãna Bank has declared the month of October as the Senior Citizen Savings Month coinciding with 'World Elders Day' which falls on 1 October. A special promotion will be conducted during the month in order to encourage Senior Citizens to...

Amãna Bank Successfully Conducts Inter-Branch Department Quiz
September 24, 2014

Amãna Bank Successfully Conducts Inter-Branch Department Quiz

The Annual Inter-Branch & Department Quiz Competition of Amãna Bank was recently held for the second consecutive year at the Park Premier Conference Hall amidst the presence of a large gathering of the Bank's employees. A total of 33 teams participated in this event representing the Bank's...

Commissioning of Lower Kotmale Hydro Power Plant Financed by Amãna Bank
September 16, 2014

Commissioning of Lower Kotmale Hydro Power Plant Financed by Amãna Bank

A ceremony was held at the Corporate Office of Amãna Bank with the attendance of key officials from the Bank and Vidullanka PLC in order mark the successful completion and commissioning of the Lower Kotmale Hydro Power Plant project. Having connected to the national grid, the 4 MW mini hydropower...

Amãna Bank Relocates Akkaraipattu Branch
September 9, 2014

Amãna Bank Relocates Akkaraipattu Branch

Amãna Bank recently relocated its Akkaraipattu Branch to a spacious office premises at 102, Main Street, Akkaraipattu providing convenient and easy access to their customers. The new location was declared open by the Vice Chancellor, South Eastern University of Sri Lanka, Dr S M Mohamed Ismail...

Amãna Bank Savings Plan – a guide to disciplined savings
August 25, 2014

Amãna Bank Savings Plan – a guide to disciplined savings

Amãna Bank recently launched its flagship savings product "Savings Plan"; a unique savings scheme which allows customers to reach a target savings amount by the desired time period, helping them to develop the discipline of savings for the future. The Savings Plan is coupled with a Life Takaful...

Amãna Bank once again extends support to SEF Scholarship Program
August 21, 2014

Amãna Bank once again extends support to SEF Scholarship Program

Amãna Bank made a generous contribution for the second consecutive year to the Serendib Educational Foundation (SEF) in providing financial assistance and scholarships to deserving students who are capable of pursuing their studies but are unable to do so due to financial constraints. SEF provided...

Amãna Bank offers the lowest five years Leasing rental this month
August 19, 2014

Amãna Bank offers the lowest five years Leasing rental this month

Sri Lanka’s premier bank operating on Islamic banking principles, Amãna Bank now offers the market’s lowest five years Leasing (Ijara) rental of Rs 2,131/=(inclusive of VAT) per month for Rs. 100,000/- lease. Commenting on this Amãna Bank’s Head of Leasing and Home Finance...

Amãna Bank sponsored mountaineer Elmo Francis breaks 4 SL records
August 5, 2014

Amãna Bank sponsored mountaineer Elmo Francis breaks 4 SL records

Mountaineer Elmo Francis who recently voyaged to climb Mt Everest was successful in achieving four altitude records for Sri Lanka. Amãna Bank, Sri Lanka's only licensed commercial bank which is disengaged from any interest based transaction, partnered the local mountaineer on this record-breaking...

Amãna Bank bids farewell to retiring MD/CEO Mr Faizal Salieh
June 2, 2014

Amãna Bank bids farewell to retiring MD/CEO Mr Faizal Salieh

Having taken over the realms of an unregulated non-bank financial institution which was practising a unique financing concept and transforming and migrating its entire business into a new licenced commercial bank and setting the standards for an industry benchmark during his tenure, Mr Faizal Salieh...

Azmeer takes over as new CEO of Amãna Bank
June 1, 2014

Azmeer takes over as new CEO of Amãna Bank

Mohamed Azmeer, a Banker with strong international exposure took over the reins at Amãna Bank from retiring CEO Faizal Salieh with effect from 1 June 2014. Azmeer has been serving Amãna Bank as its Chief Operating Officer, since August 2012, where he was responsible for the Consumer, SME...

Amãna Bank launches Visa Debit Card
May 19, 2014

Amãna Bank launches Visa Debit Card

With a view to further add value and enhance customer convenience, Amãna Bank recently launched its very own Visa Debit Card. Amãna Bank's Managing Director/CEO, Mr Faizal Salieh and Chief Operating Officer, Mr Mohamed Azmeer issued the first lot of Debit Cards to a few key customers at...

Amãna Bank shares commence trading on CSE
January 30, 2014

Amãna Bank shares commence trading on CSE

Amãna Bank, the premier non-interest based bank in the country is now listed on the Colombo Stock Exchange and its shares commenced trading on 29 January 2014. The Bank was the 290th company to be listed on the bourse. The Bank's Chairman, Mr Osman Kassim, pressed the button at the CSE to inaugurate...

Amãna Bank IPO Tops Rs. 1 Billion in Subscriptions on Opening Day
December 12, 2013

Amãna Bank IPO Tops Rs. 1 Billion in Subscriptions on Opening Day

Amãna Bank’s IPO crossed Rs. 1 Billion in subscriptions on the opening day with over 1,700 applications being received by last evening. Speaking on the success of the issue so far, the Bank’s Chairman Mr Osman Kassim said “I am delighted at the response we have received despite...

Amãna Bank celebrate “World Children’s Day”
October 23, 2013

Amãna Bank celebrate “World Children’s Day”

Amãna Bank, the pioneer of non-interest based banking celebrated World Children's Day by opening more than 1,200 Children Savings Accounts for the underprivileged together with M J Muzammil Foundation. The accounts were officially handed over at an event held to mark the World Children's Day celebrations...